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Top Ten Travel Tips:
1. Accommodations: Kura Hulanda (Westpunt location) many nice accommodations found online check reviews
2. Arts & culture (music, galleries, festivals, ruins): live music in Otrabanda in evening restaurants and bars, Slave museum in Otrobanda (part of Kura Hulanda property) Willemstad shopping area, Punda and Otrobanda are UNESCO World Heritage sites, floating market
3. Back to nature: Shete Boca National Park, All the beaches are awesome! Playa Grandi (turtle watching), Playa Lagun(awesome snorkeling), Playa Knip, Mambo (party beach)
4. Cheap eats/Fine dining: Floating market in Punda great produce, Batidos de Frutas stands/trucks, Arepas truck along Westpunt Rd., Plasa food market in Punda indoor/outdoor food stalls, Yancees restaurant in Westpunt, not too many options for Papiamento (local) food mostly Dutch and very toursity :(, super markets have good fruits, nuts, snacks
5. Comic relief: driving a little Kia on rugged Curacao roads, few street signs in certain areas
6. Good people watching: Otrobanda, Punda, and beaches
7. Health & safety tip: no way to avoid the mosquitos 🙁
8. Magical moment, quintessential travel moment: snorkeling, early hike at the National Park, sunsets on the beach
9. Salons/spas: Kura Hulanda
10. Shopping: all throughout Punda, and Otrabanda cute shops and tourist shopping, local stores, cafes, restaurants

 

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